Somerset Skills Bank

Somerset Skills Bank is an exciting new initiative that aims to encourage local businesses to donate funds, time and skills to local charities. Working in partnership with Spark Somerset and Engage, we are offering local businesses unique opportunities to increase employee engagement, access free leadership development opportunities and make a difference in their communities. We are also keen to recruit individual volunteers with business expertise. 

Research from Volunteering Matters shows that 85% of employees who volunteer feel more positive about their employer overall, and studies show that volunteering can deliver many benefits including improved physical and mental health. 

There are three main ways you can volunteer through Somerset Skills Bank:

Volunteers will need to complete a short sign-up questionnaire about their skills, experience, interests and availability (see below for links to the form). This information will be shared with our partners, Spark and Engage, to support the matching process before you are contacted with any appropriate volunteering opportunities.

Sign up to become a volunteer 

Sign up to receive support

 

Please note that priority will be given to companies who are existing supporters of Somerset Community Foundation, including The Somerset Fund

 

     

 

 


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